Archive for January, 2007

O. Ratz! A Blast From Cartoon Past!

January 27th, 2007

If the above link doesn’t work, see the video here.

I was surfing the internet the other day and found the first short we made for Fred Seibert on YouTube. (Ya gotta love YouTube) O.RATZ in RAT IN A HOT TIN CAN. It was for the What A Cartoon! Series on The Cartoon Network. I remember having a lot of fun making that short. We recorded the dialogue at the old HB studios in Hollywood and then brought the track back to our home studio in Indianapolis to produce. (like we did for HANDYCAT.)

I remember when we were casting, we seem to be having a lot of trouble finding the perfect voice for O.Ratz. Kris Zimmerman, the HB Casting Director at the time, would call us up in Indy and have actors audition for us over the phone. After a few of these fruitless sessions, I was getting a bit frustrated. [Read more…]

Go Colts!

January 22nd, 2007


Handycat got a little emotional Sunday night when the home team won a trip to the Super Bowl. He was so moved that he offered Peyton Manning free handyman services on his house in Indy. Oddly, Mr. Manning declined. Anyway, while Handycat awaits responses from the other Colts players, have a look at some more animation from his short.

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